The city of Nashville, also called "Music City", "Athens of the South" was incorporated in 1806 and encompasses the following counties: Davidson. Nashville's government is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Karl Dean (D).
Nashville encompasses land area: 504.0 sq mi (1,305 km2), water area: 23.9 sq mi (62 km2). The elevation is 597 ft (182 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of 1,200/sq mi (460/km2). Anyone living in the city is commonly known as a "Nashvillians". The local time zone is CST (UTC-6).
Zip codes in Nashville include 37201-37250. Local area codes are 615. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at www.nashville.gov.